Maya // Daily Short Picks

Maya

Maya is about to kill herself – until she is interrupted by someone from her past. Helen has turned up at an old friend’s doorstep to seek comfort after a tragic incident. Maya alters her decision after learning about Helen’s harsher life. As Maya regains her hope, Helen loses hers.[…]

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Humankind // Daily Short Picks

Humankind

The TEDx Sydney 2018 titles explore this year’s topic of Humankind by taking us through museum galleries, where our present and potential future collide with the past. Modern subjects are mixed with classical forms, and the suspended animation of these sculptures kindles poignant evaluation of our current place within humanity’s[…]

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Deadbeat // Daily Short Picks

Deadbeat

After over 20 years with no contact, Ryan discovers that his absentee father is terminally ill and decides to confront him on his deathbed about his past transgressions.

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The Last Cry / Short Film Trailer

The Last Cry

A physically and mentally abused woman goes on a journey of self discovery by unraveling her past.

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Erki Pärnoja - Efterglow // Daily Short Picks

Erki Pärnoja – Efterglow

Since Erki’s debut EP ‘Himmelbjerget’, his music has often been described as cinematographic sounding, therefore it seemed natural for him to connect a form of visual art to it. ‘Efterglow’ sees him team up with director Ingel Vaikla to produce a beautifully nostalgic and sensitive journey into the past. At[…]

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The Vanishing Man // Daily Short Picks

The Vanishing Man

Desperate to understand his past, a black ops soldier risks everything to unlock the truth behind the event that started a civil war, and his connection to the man at the center of it…

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Deathbed // Short Film Trailer

Deathbed

An old man on his death bed gets a visit from a mysterious woman who claims to be a hospice worker – but she turns out to be someone from the man’s very dark past.

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It's Not what You Know // Featured Short Film

It’s Not What You Know

A man shows up at a Los Angeles house party with a plan and a mysterious lunchbox, but things take a turn when he runs into someone from his past. Out of a simple idea and some powerful moments, It’s Not What You Know came from friends staying at Ava[…]

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Wanderer // Daily Short Picks

Wanderer

A man with a fractured past wakes up in a dystopian reality. Director’s Statement Curious to see what images would accompany his music, Ryuichi Sakamoto created the async International Short Film Competition. Participants had to create short films with a maximum length of 10 minutes and use 1 or 2[…]

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The Decelerators // Daily Short Picks

The Decelerators

Does happiness lie in the past or in the future? Mark Slutsky’s sci-fi short film “The Decelerators” explores what happens when a group of ambitious friends create a machine that allows its user to linger forever in a moment of happiness. As they each take turns removing themselves from the[…]

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